Aloe Vera was Cleopatra and Nefertiti’s Beauty Secret

In Egypt, Aloe Vera was called the immortality plant, based on drawings found on ancient stone carvings from 6000 years ago. It was a gift that was usually put in the tombs of most pharaohs. Legend has it that as part of their beauty regimen, Queens Cleopatra and Nefertiti used Aloe Vera. Other cultures, from Greece to China, have also used it for its amazing healing properties. It was even used to treat the wounds of soldiers by Christopher Columbus and Alexander the Great.

Aloe Vera gel heals your skin at the cellular level

Aloe Vera’s translucent gel contains 18 types of amino acids found in the body and Vitamin A, B, C and E. Another important element in Aloe Vera is acemannan. Acemannan is a complex carbohydrate, which allows nutrients to reach the cells to nourish and even remove toxins.

You can even fight cancer with Aloe Vera

Aloe-emodin found in Aloe Vera can cause the death of tumor cells and halt the development of cancerous liver cells in human, according to researchers at Gachon University of Medicine and Science in South Korea

Other compounds called Aloe-emodin and Aloe-rhein have also been shown to kill cancer cells and stop the development of cancer in 2010 study by researchers at China Medical University.